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to lap. and president obama weighed in on the controversy all the way from malaysia, answering a question from chuck. >> when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't really have to do anything, you just let them talk. and that's what happened here. i have confidence that the nba commissioner, adam silver, a good man, will address this. obviously the nba is a league that is beloved by fans all across the country. it's got an awful lot of african-american players. it's steeped in african-american culture. and i suspect that the nba is going to be deeply concerned in resolving this. >> chuck todd is still with us from the philippines. chuck, thanks for sticking around. and "sports illustrated"'s phil taylor joins us. phil, i want to start with you. if it is confirmed that this is in fact sterling, what kind of action should be taken and how much of a test is there for the new nba commissioner adam silver? >> it's a huge test for the new commissioner opinion t commissioner. the feeling is if this is true and proven to be sterling on the audio tapes that he should be fined
for the mystery flight enters a new . >>> aerial searches for the missing malaysia airliner are ending today as it enters a brand new phase. 52 days of searching, investigators believe any debris from the missing plane have become water logged and most likely on the bottom of the ocean. so now teams are working on an extensive underwater search that's expected to take as many as eight months and cost about $56 million. >>> divers off the coast of south korea resumed their search. the south korean navy released this new underwater video from some of the recovery work over the weekend, but efforts cut short because of bad weather. now stands at 188. 114 people are believed to still be missing. >>> as omar reports, two twisters went across arkansas last nights. >> reporter: rescue workers carried survivors from the debris. the tornado flattened homes. while police and fire crews complete their search, officers have blocked off all roads leading into the damage zone. it tumbled through the midwest and south. the same twister destroyed more than 50 homes and dozens of businesses in baxter springs
announced that after more than 50 days the hunt for malaysia flight 370 is entering a new phrase. the aerial search is ending but the underwater search will be expanded as more sophisticated deep water vehicles can be brought in. that search could take eight months. no debris has been recovered yet. authorities assured victims' families they will do everything possible to solve the mystery. >>> well, the coast guard has been searching for a pilot in the northern part of san francisco bay after two small planes collided in midair. the two aircraft had taken off from the same airport about 20 miles north. one plane landed in the water. the other pilot along with his wife managed to land safely. neither was injured. >>> president obama is in the philippines this morning. he's signing a ten-year security agreement that will boost the u.s. military presence in that country and give american forces temporary access to military camps and allow them to pre-position fighter jets and ships. this is the last stop in the president's four-nation asia tour. >>> and the president's still closely watching t
it the most difficult search in human history, australia's prime minister announced the hunt for malaysia airlines flight 370 is entering a new phase. the underwater search will expand as soon as more sophisticated vehicles can be brought in. the aerial search is being suspended. the prime minister assured the families that searchers will do everything humanly possible to solve this mystery. >>> the fbi joined in the investigation for a charleston, west virginia, man off the coast of south florida. he jumped off a cruise ship. 30-year-old james miller was a passenger on the bahamas celebration crews liner. he disappeared 27 miles off of delray beach. coast guard crews have been searching for him since sunday. >>> nba players union and the -- onners calling for immediate sanctions against los angeles clippers owner donald sterling after he was allegedly caught on tape making racially insensitive remarks. the clippers players weren't commenting before the game against the warriors. as clayton sandell reports, they made their feelings crystal clear. >> just before tipoff, the l.a. clippers t
. >>> there are new details this morning in the search for malaysia airlines flight 370. today australian prime minister tony abbott said the attempts to find the plane are entering a new effort. teams will focus on underwater equipment to scan the ocean floor. the search area is also expanding outside the zone where suspected black box signals were detected this month. the new search area could take up to eight months to examine. >>> second of state john kerry says israel is at risk of becoming an apartheid state. according to the daily beast kerry told the world leaders that event be actually he may put together his own plan for peace and the two sides could, quote, take it or leave it. the tough words show john kerry's frustration which despite months of attention have completely unraveled. pro israel leaders have use the the words apartheid. benjamin netanyahu said they have a clear process of moving it forward. >> the president of hamas has to decide whether he wants a pact with egypt or israel. he cannot embrace hamas and say he wants peace with israel. in fact, what i say to him very sim
its naval and air bases in 1992 in malaysia but now there is a new agreement for troops to return to the region. officials say it has nothing to do with china or its territorial dispute with its neighbors including the philippines. the president returned to the u.s. tomorrow. >> president obama says new sanctions against individual russians and businesses will be announced today in response to the situation in ukraine. the sanctions are aimed at russian president vladimir putin's inner circle, but not at putin himself. the g-7 nations have agreed to punish moscow for not living up to an agreement to defuse the tension in eastern ukraine. washington will cut off high tech exports to russia's defense industry. pro-russian separatists in eastern ukraine released one member of an inspection team being held against their will. seven monitors from the organization for security and cooperation in europe were brought before cameras at a news conference, where they were called prisoners of war. shortly after, a swedish member of the team who suffers from diabetes was released. the team was
to be like this when you have a team that is 70% african american players. >> reporter: from malaysia president obama. >> obviously the nba is a league that is beloved by fans all across the country. got an awful lot of african american players which steeped in african american culture. and i suspect that the nba is going to be deeply concerned in resolving this. >> reporter: the issue, captured sterling's own words. >> who makes the game? do i make the game or do they make the game? >> and fans are finding creative ways to express themselves in this. take a look at this picture tweeted from the game in oakland this afternoon. two guys, different races definitely getting their point across. from the newsroom, debora villalon, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details the naacp tweeted. donald sterling will not be receiving a long time achievement award for the los angeles branch of the naacp. if you're silent about this, then you're accepting of this. >> reporter: and joe fonzi joins us now with some of the words on the role. >> reporter: the los angeles clipper players have chosen for no
resources that we can. and the malaysia government has been very welcoming of that assistance. >> the philippines is the president's fourth ston on his way to asia. >> several climbers return to their base camps at mt. everest today. many climbers abandoned the mountain after the april 18th disaster. 16 schirpa guys were fixing ropes and cracking ice when the avalanche happened. several shir pa guys demanded benefits for their possession. >> the son of kad provided testimony through video conferencing. khadfe's son has been held of several crimes including murder during the country's civil war three years ago. now that 37 defendants there, mostly officials from his regime, sat behind bars in his courtroom. >> eight form military observers suddenly appeared at news conference today. >> they look like prisoners of war, but these were envoys of peace. >> we have no indication when we will be sent home to our countries. and to see our families. one hostage was freed for medical reasons. the key is holding a number of our allies. so if this is possible, we're ready for an exchange.
president obama leaves malaysia after a two day state visit for fourth and final stop on his asia tour, the philippines. a landmark agreement between the united states and the philippines to be signed coinciding with the president's visit, allowing for a military presence there for ten years. it was some 20 years ago that two enormous military bay, subic bay and clark air force base were closed. first, the philippines were tired of hosting the nafl base, the cold war was over and the eruption of mount penatubo, and now 20 years later, amidst territorial disputes over a group of islands called the spratleys, andboro shoal, between chinese and philippine fishermen, while the president is there, this agreement is going to be signed. after tha that, the president ss a day in manila. there will be another joint press conference, and then returning to washington, d.c. on tuesday. >> mike viqueria reporting. >>> obama's trip raises questions as to whether he'll press countries for democratic reform. so for more on this let's bring in phil robinson, based in bangkok. phil, how would you assess
awful hot button you can hit. >> today, have a world away in malaysia, president obama said much of the same. >> nd t at happened here. >> reporter: the clippers were badly beaten here today, 118-97. now the nba says it will complete the investigation into the statements attributed to ster e the next game in this f series. jeff, that set for tuesday night in los angeles. >> jeff: john blackstone in oakland, thank you. >> more storms developing here. the area to watch for monday, nashville reaching back to birmsham, jackson, the highest risk area for potentially more tornadoes, certainly heavy rain and you notice not a lot of movement as we head into tuesday, the deep south still will be under the gun. >> eric fisher, chief meteorologist at wbz in boston, thank you. >> an historic day at the vatican today, the first ever joint elevation of two former points to sainthood with two living popes there. hundreds of thousands filled st. peter's square to watch a service that honored two beloved popes with enduring legacies. allen pizzey was there as well. >> reporter: to the chants of t
obama ending his visit to malaysia today claims russia hasn't lifted a finger to prevent a war in ukraine. >> in fact, there is strong evidence that they've been encouraging the kinds of activities that have been taking place in eastern southern ukraine. >> reporter: a standoff that has paralyzed the region and has the world on edge. jim maceda, nbc news, donetsk. >>> off the coast of south korea, strong waves and fast currents hampered the recovery effort for a second day at the site of that ferry disaster with 115 people still missing. meanwhile, south korea's prime minister, the number two government official resigned today and apologized to the south korean people. the president accepted his resignation, but asked him to stay on until the rescue is completed. >>> more than three-quarters of a million people witnessed history being made at the vatican today as two of the most influential popes of the 20th century were proclaimed saints by pope friend sis. nbc's anne thompson is there for us. >> reporter: good evening, lester. today's focus was on the two new saints be. the u
them ever since. today while in malaysia, president obama urged international backing for additional sanks against the kremlin which the obama administration believes is supporting the separatists. >> so long as russia continues down the path of provocation rather than trying to resolve this issue peacefully and deescalating, there will be consequences and those consequences will continue to grow. >> during his talks in malaysia today, president obama urged malaysian leaders to respect human rights and the president chose not to meet with an opposition leader convicted on what they say was trumped up charges. they concluded the trip with a visit to the philippines tomorrow, there he's expected to announce a new ten-year security pact. the deal will allow for greater military presence in the country and there are increasing tensions between china and the philippines. elsewhere in asia, the prime minister of south korea has resigned accepting responsibility for what the critics say was the government's slow response to the ferry disaster. the death count is 147 and more than a hundred
around the world during his visit to malaysia. >> when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't have to do anything, just let them talk. that's what happened here. >> the audio that has gone viral has renewed the debate about america and racism. >> : >> lebron james, one of the biggest names in the game is calling on new n.b.a. commissioner adam silver to take a stand against any bigot tri. >> there's -- big olry. >> -- bigotry. >> there's no room for that in the game. it's the greatest game, and comment like that, it takes our game, we can't have it - not from a player, owner or fan. >> adam silver promised action, but the n.b.a. investigation could be complex. the voice from the recording has to be authenticated as donald sterling's. there may be an issue about how it was obtained. the player association is being asked to be included in any decision about the owner. >> we are one family, i'm confident we'll speak together in one voice. there's no place in the n.b.a. family for ignorance, intolerance, reprehensible comments that are unacceptable and not fitting for
to malaysia? >> when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't have to do anything. you just let them talk. >> that's what happened here. >> earlier today, i spoke with charles smith, a former l.a. clippers player who said boycotting the team would not be a good idea right now. >> the players have spoken up. this has been -- this is not good for the owners. it's not good for the league, the players, the fans, whether you are black or white, whatever race. this is not good. it's not good for america. so boycotting isn't going to do much. i think the players need to hold on to their personal currency. they don't need to utilize or spend it at this point in time. let the owners and the commissioner do what they do, see what the outcome is and then you can make your next step. >> also, the naacp said sterling should apologize if the commentsr true and saying as the investigation is in progress, we urge the la branch of the naacp to withdraw donald sterling from the honorary list at its upcoming gala. we suggest african-americans and latinos should honor his request and not attend
of regional state tv. nbc news has not been able to confirm that report. president obama in malaysia today said the world must stand firm against russian aggression toward ukraine. take a will be listen. >> collectively us and the europeans have said that so long as russia are continues down the path of oh provocation rath arer than trying to deescalate there will be consequences. they will continue to grow. >> i want to bring in congressman engel, ranking member of the foreign affairs committee. just returned from ukraine. let's start with president obama. there is talk about consequences. what kind of consequence is he the talking about? what consequences do russia face? >> talk thing about sanctions. what putin is doing is dangerous. the world cannot sit by. if the world does, nato is dead. nato has to react. there are countries in the area that are worried about putin stirring up russians in the country. >> are are the stiffer sanctions which are going to take effect, can they change the calculus. >> iran is now sitting down and negotiating with the united states in the west. we impose
, the families of passengers on board missing malaysia airline flight 370 have a new target. what response have they received from boeing so far? we'll take a look. >>> and a ceremony unprecedented in the history of the catholic church. two former popes become saints in one day and nearly a million people gather in vatican city to witness history in the making. >>> we begin today with stunning recorded comments rattling the nba. the long-time owner of the los angeles clippers donald sterling is under fire for making racist remarks. it's sterling fighting with his girlfriend seen here with him in this photo. he allegedly says he doesn't want her associating with african-american players while at the games. listen. >> i saw someone i admire. i admire magic johnson. >> okay. good. >> i'm sorry. he's helped a lot of people. >> i'm finished talking to you. i have nothing more to say. >> and i took a picture with someone i admire. >> good. >> and he happens to be black and i'm sorry. >> i think it's nice that you know him. i know him well and he should be admired. it's just too bad that you can't adm
access to bases. they say it will affect their sovereignty. >>> the u.s. and malaysia say they will work to improve relations. it follows a visit by obama as part of the asian tour. he's drumming up support for a trade deal. >> reporter: it's been billed as a historic visit, the first by a u.s. president to malaysia in nearly 50 years. barack obama started the day at the national mosque. before meeting with the malaysian prime minister at a news conference. >> today the united states is once again playing a leadership role in the asia pa scientific, and a key part of the strategy is to expandz ties with southeast asia. >> left unspoken is the concern over the growing influence in the region. already an important trade partner with many countries including the united states, china's increased dmek clout is a more assertive nation. the u.s. is trying to counter that influence with a free trade deal, that would include more than ten countries with malaysia among them. >> you must have multiple friends and levels of relationships in order to balance out that you're not totally dependent on a
. >> as it has throughout his trip, the crisis in ukraine hung over the president's stop in malaysia. the u.s. and its allies have threatened sanctions on broad sect orders of the russian economy. some in europe are balking. sunday, mr. obama said the u.s. won't go it alone? >> we are going to be in a stronger position to deter mr. putin when he sees that the world is unified and the united states and europe is unified rather than this is just a u.s./russian conflict. >> mike viqueira, al jazeera, traveling with the president in malays malaysia. >> let the freedom bells ring. today south africa celebrates freedom day celebrating the first post-apartheid election 20 years. that was the first time each race could vote and that's what made nelson mandela president. here is more >> reporter: photographs of her family bring fond memories but she says she sometimes gets annoyed. she voted for freedom in south africa's first democratic elections in 1994. she feels young people these days don't understand what it was like living under apartheid. >> they are stupid. i want to tell them they are fool
racially charged remarks. today president obama while on a state visit to malaysia said it's an example of the u.s. continuing to wrestle with the legacy of racism. >> said some incredibly offensive racist statements that were published. when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't real very to do anything. you just let them talk, and that's what happened here. i have confidence that the nba commissioner adam silva, a good man, will address this. >> it's an apparent scandal that's only growing. more from the los angeles newsroom with the latest on this. >> reporter: this is turning into a real firestorm. l.a. clippers owner being described as an objective national outrage now in the wake of that tape. now, of course, this tape came across by tmz sports, them saying the voice on the tape is that of sterling saying racist remarks about african-americans. donald sterling will not be at the playoff game against the warriors keeping low and doc rivers, the clippers coach, reacted to the tape last night saying that none of the players are happy about it. >> doesn't matter
a press conference with malaysia's prime minister. >> i don't think i have to interpret those statements for you. they kind of speak for themselves. when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't really have to do anything, you just let them talk. >> president obama said the incident illustrates that more work needs to be done in understanding the legacy of slavery and racism in the united states. sterling is set to receive a lifetime achievement award from the naacp next month and the president of the naacp is now urging that he be withdrawn from the honoree list. by the way, sterling also received a lifetime achievement award from the organization back in 2009. we have a link with the full audio recording on our website abc7news.com. again, the warriors take on the clippers in game four of the nba playoffs this afternoon at 12:30 right here on abc7. i'll be at the game. you can follow me on twitter @ctylerabc7. the game will be followed with post-game interviews and highlights. >>> a woman is waking up in jail this morning after police say she stabbed her baby to deat
. the president in malaysia right now. what is he saying about donald sterling's alleged comments? >> reporter: it was actually chuck todd who asked president obama about sterling's comment. i think a lot of journalists in the room were surprised how candid, how strong president obama was on the topic. white house officials said he wasn't expecting to get asked about it, but when he did, this is what he had to say. take a listen. >> i don't think i have to interpret those statements for you. they kind of speak for themselves. and i think that we just have to be clear, and steady in denouncing it, teaching our children differently. >> president obama also said he has full confidence in the nba to launch a swift investigation, and to get answers quickly. and the nba, of course, has said that's exactly what they plan to do. >> let's go to what the president was certainly prepared for, and that is addressing the new sanctions for russia. kristen, what's the latest on that front? >> reporter: he was asked why the united states wouldn't move forward unilaterally with the biggest sanctions that would
by sterling at a news conference he held with malaysia's prime minister. >> when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you just let them talk. you don't have to do anything. that's what happened here. i have confidence that the nba commissioner, adam silver, a good man, will address this. >> reporter: it's continuing to wrestle with the race and segregation. >>> fbi searching for clues why a young mother killed her infant son. was found in regional park yesterday morning. police thought they were investigating a car crash but when they got there, they found her walking down the road with her dead baby in her arms. >> it appears from our investigation now that she emerged from the vehicle with the child and went into a camp royal proper and that we believe is where the murder occurred. she was carrying the child on her way back down here when officers encountered her. >> police said the baby had been stabbed. it also appears the mother tried to commit suicide. >>> a bill known as audrey's law goes into effect on tuesday. it's named after audrey pot, naked pictures were pas
like vietnam and the philippines and malaysia. >> meaning that -- >> meaning that finland, because of its long land border with the soviet union during the cold war, didn't really have control of its own foreign policy. and china is going to seek to do that in countries of the south china sea. but on the other hand, the united states cannot allow vietnamese or filipino nationalism to drag the united states into a military conflict with china given how important the bilateral relationship is for china and the u.s. for the piece of the world in the 20th century. >> so for the united states and china and japan and all the asian countries in this caldron, as you describe it, will be the next big policy we face in international crisis. thank you. >>> next up, if you are a woman, you might be an important part of the last economeconomic tren last 35 years. you will want to hear about it, in any event. i'm tony siragusa and i'm training guys who leak a little, to guard their manhood with depend shields and guards. the discreet protection that's just for guys. now, it's your turn. get my t
who is in malaysia calling the reported remarks, quote, incredibly offensive racist comments. >>> and history at the vatican, as pope francis declared two of his predecessors, john the xxiii and pope john paul ii, saints. more than 1.2 million people flooded st. peter's square to witness the unprecedented celebration. taylorsville, north carolina. the pilot of this plane had to make a crash landing. the pilot never saw john ruffy. sitting on his lawn mower who was in his path. the plane wound up crashing into him, se vering his hand. he's expected to be all right. the pilot was not injured. >>> finally, the urban legends of the atari grave, yes, sara, has been put to rest. a documentary film crew unearthed the e.t. cartridges from a heap of garbage buried deep in the new mexico desert. as legend goes, 30 years ago, atari sent about a dozen truckloads for the e.t. cartridges to be hidden forever. e.t. has been called the worst game in history, of the world, of the universe, that led to the demise of the company. >> e.t. >> their technique was to hide it all in the desert? >> b
and business center. mr. obama is the first center to visit malaysia in almost 50 years. he also addressed relatives of flight 370 defending malaysia's government's handling of the search for that missing jetliner. the president also offering his sympathy to the families and pledging continued support in the search. >> i want to again express the deepest condolences of the american people to all the families who lost loved ones on that flight. malaysian, american, chinese and people from many other nations. as we have since the beginning of this tragedy, we are working closely with our malaysian partners and continue to provide all the assistance we can in their search and the investigation and today the prime minister and i discussed some of the lessons being learned from this tragedy and how nations including our own might improve to continue our cooperation moving forward. >> coming up at 9:15 we will have more on the president's trip with our political analyst michael yaki. >>> expect wet roads and sprinkles. here's a live look from our mount tam cam. i'll talk about when the wet weath
a response from president obama traveling in malaysia. >> when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't really have to do anything. you just let them talk, and that's what happened here. >> the president was asked about the audio recording during a news conference with malaysia's prime minister. president obama said he is confident that the nba is aware and will address the issue. and many people on social media are expressing their opinions. tell us what you think. go to the ktvu facebook page. we are asking if the recording turns out to be indeed authentic, what should the repercussions be? >>> new this morning, history was made in an unprecedented ceremony at the vatican. pope francis canonized two former popes making pope john xxiii and pope john paul ii saints. it was the first time air reigning and a retired pope celebrated mass together in public and also the first time that two pontiffs were made saints in one ceremony. in an effort to get the best vantage points, many camped out on side streets, and others stayed up all night to attend prayer vigils.
. ♪ >>> the crisis in ukraine continues to overshadow president obama's trip to asia ya. . while in malaysia this morning, the president turned up the heat on russia, making it clear the international community is prepared to act if russia doesn't deescalate tensions with ukraine. >> collectively, us and the europeans have said that so long as russia continues down the path of provocation rather than trying to resolve this issue peacefully and deescalating, there are going to be consequences, and those consequences will continue to grow. >> u.s. secretary of state john kerry expressed similar sentiments on thursday, while trying to leave the door open, if only a sliver, for a possible change on russia's part. >> the window to change course is closing. president putin and russia faces a choice. if if russia chooses the path of de-escalation, the international community, all of us, will welcome it. if russia does not, the world will make sure the costs for russia will only grow. >> this new and more aggressive stance may be a direct result of growing u.s. concern that rusch military forces are
remarks. president was asked to comment during a press conference with malaysia's prime minister. >> i don't think i have to interpret those statements for you. they kind of speak for themselves. when ignorant folks want to adder advertise their ignorance, you don't really have to do anything, you just let them talk. >> president obama said the incident illustrates that more work needs to be done in the broader, long, running struggle for civil rights in the united states. and this is ironic. sterling is set to receive a lifetime achievement award from the naacp next month and the president of the naacp is now urging that he be withdrawn from the honoree list. we have a full link on our website. and again, the warriors take on the clippers in game four of the nba playoffs this afternoon at 12:30 right here on abc7. by the way, i will be at that game. you can follow me on twitter @ctylerabc7. the match-up is followed aft game with live postgame interviews and highlights. >>> in other news, we expect to hear more today from the south bay teenage who are stowed away on a flight to hawaii. he
's alleged comments. at a news conference in malaysia just hours ago, chuck todd asked the president for comment. >> when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't really have to do anything. you just let them talk, and that's what happened here. >> david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." david, good morning. >> good morning, erica. >> the president went on to say that this just shows, again, how the u.s. continues to struggle with this legacy of race and slavery and segregation, and it is something, as we know, that continues to come up, and the president is asked about it, especially because of all this talk about after his election that we would be moving into a post-racial america. how did these comments affect the president when he is asked to weigh in on them, and in your experience in washington? >> well, there's a certain moral leadership that comes with being the first african-american president and to talk about issues of race that still persist in this country. racism persists. when you have these flash points, the president initially reluctant ha
's, but the government. >>> the united states and malaysia have agreed to improve their bilateral relations. that agreement comes after a visit of president obama. the prime minister is suggesting malaysia is not ready to sign the u.s.-led trade deal. reports from malaysia's capitol. >> reporter: it's been billed as a historic visit. the first u.s. president to visit malaysia in 50 years. >> today the united states is once again playing a leadership role in the asia pacific, and a key part of our strategy is expanding our ties with southeast asia. >> already an important trade partner with many countries including the united states, it means a more assertive nation. and the u.n. is trying to include that in the deal. >> you have multiple friends. multiple levels of relationships in order to balance that you're not talking to anyone in particular. the defense aspect of what's going on has to be balanced by real trade and business. >> reporter: some people worry that the move that removes trade protection will leave small businesses untieable compete and large businesses enjoy the labor group
conference with malaysia's prime minister. >> i don't think i have to interpret those statements for you. they kind of speak for themselves. when ignorant folks want to advise their ignorance, you don't have to do anything, you just let them talk. >> president obama said the incident illustrates that more work needs to be done in the broader, long, running struggle for civil rights in the united states. sterling is set to receive a lifetime achievement award from the naacp next month and the president of the naacp is now urging that he be be drawn. we have a full link on our website. and again, the warriors take on the clippers in game four of the nba playoffs this afternoon at 12:30 right here on abc7. i'm going to be at the game. you can follow me on twitter at ctylerabc7. the match-up is followed aft game with live postgame interviews and highlights. in other news, we expect to hear more today from the south bay teenage who are stowed away on a flight to hawaii. he survived the 5.5 hour flight in the wheel well of the plane. we are learning about the boy's life at home which one relat
an elite group as the vatican make history. >> day two of a visit to malaysia, the first american president to visit the country in half a century. >>> calling it quits - south korea's prime minister resigns over scathing criticism on how the government handled the ferry accident. >>> out of bounds - an investigation into the owner of the l.a. clippers caught on tape makeses racist remarks: >> good morning to you. welcome to al jazeera america. i'm morgan radford, live in new york. it's an event unlike any other in the history of the catholic church. two popes entered saint hood today. a short time ago pope francis bestarted the title to john paul ii and john xxiii. they were connonized under the gaze of a billion catholic around the world and at vatican square. nick schifrin joins us from there. what makes today's event unlike any other, and so unique? >> let go through the first time in the it 2000 year history of the catholic church that we have two popes canonized together. the first time in history that we have two living popes having a mass, celebrating a mass in st. peter's square, p
vote on an immigration bill by august. president obama is in malaysia, the third stop on a four nation asian tour that will conclude tomorrow in the philippines retort -- before returning to washington on tuesday. every sunday we begin our program with a look at what is on the other sunday morning programs. today we want to get your comments on those shows. are they still relevant? do they still matter? we want to hear from you. (202) 737-0001 --host: many of you are already weighing in on our facebook page. from "the boston globe," an event getting in that -- getting lots of attention, two popes canonizing two popes. the scene, with over one million people on hand, this headline comes from the boston "sunday globe." a piece that really got a lot of attention this week, this style section was called "meet the pressure." host: we will get your calls and comments in a moment, but for some look at the other sunday shows and what you can hear on c-span radio. good morning, nancy. >> some of the topics include the return of congress this week, the middle east, and of course, politics. you c
states and malaysia promised to strengthen their relationship. pam re and the malaysian prime minister najib razak held bilateral talk. trade was among some issues discussed. >> we agreed to upgrade our bilateral relations to a comprehensive partnership, marking a new phase in our relationship, greater collaboration on economy, security, education, science, technology and more. >> barack obama is the first american president to visit malaysia in 40 years. some international groups want him to use the journey as an opportunity to raise human rights issues. one is political freedom. human rights says malaysia's government uses outdated laws to harass political opponents. the system is used to target peaceful protesters, and police use force against demonstrators. homosexuals face particular persecution with groups undermining activities. >> unfortunately it is a situation that is getting perceptively worse since the election on may 23rdrd. we have seen a crackdown on political opposition leader anwar ibrahim and others, and on civil society groups, across the board. freedom of expression
n other news overnight, president obama held a press conference with malaysia's prime minister as questions continue to loom over the missing airliner. >> the president also talking about the tensions between russia and ukraine. >> and peter doocy is joining us live from washington, d.c. with all the details. good morning, peter, what can you tell us? >> reporter: i can tell you overnight the president said they need to place new sanctions on russia together as part of the unified effort because president obama says if this becomes the united states versus russia conflict, the impact of the sanctions won't be felt as much. >> oftentimes they are really interested in portraying this through this old cold war prism, when in fact that's not what the issue is here. the issue is respecting basic international norms of sovereignty and territorial integrity. >> reporter: as the conflict between ukraine and russia boils over, the underwater search for malaysia flights 370 continues. and even though millions of dollars worth of american time and equipment haven't produced any tangible r
in the east of ukraine. barack obama has made the remarks in malaysia on the leg of his tour of asia. he said there was broad support for broad sanctions to punish moscow. >> the notion that for us to go forward with sectoral sanctions on our own, without the europeans would be the most affected deterrent that vladimir putin - i think he's factually wrong. we'll be in a stronger position to deter vladimir putin, when he sees that the world is unified and the united states and europe is unified. >> inside ukraine, a team of negotiators is heading to slovyansk in the east. where they are hoping to secure the release of their colleagues held by pro-russian gunmen in slovyansk. they have been detained since last friday. we can talk to hoda abdel-hamid in donetsk, which is not far from slovyansk. we are hearing that the team of negotiators that have just come in, could be getting there and will be granted an audience with those holding the international monitors. >> i didn't hear all the question, but i can say that the team should be arriving any minute and will be meeting with the self-proclaime
. thousand caught a glimpse of sdwron paul during john paul. >> sunday morning in malaysia. president obama is planning for talks with government officials. the president landed in malaysia early saturday treated to a royal welcome. a rare trip to malaysia from an american chief executive. >> i am delight lighted to make this historic visit. as some of you may know it has been nearly 50 years since an american president visited malaysia. >> malaysia's king commended the president for the help the u.s. is providing in the search for missing malaysia flight 370. the plane has been missing for seven weeks. >>> the fallout continues tonight from the south korean ferry disaster. the country's prime minister offering to receive sign over the government handling of the tragedy. divers have recovered 187 bodies. 115 people are believed to be missing. >>> low cull swat team members left for an adventure that will take them half wave around the world. the swat provided these pictures. members of the terrorist counterassault team will comp e competen tcompete in the warner games in jordan. to compete
happens again. >> now the u.s. president has held talks with malaysia's prime minister. it's all part of barack obama's week long tour of asia. now malaysia's relationship with the u.s. is stronger than ever. >> we agree to the relations to the partnership. this marks a new phase in our relationship, economy, and more. >> president obama said that russia should stop encouraging unrest in the ukraine. there will be more sanctions in order to punish moscow. >> the notion that you for us to go forward without the european nations would be the most deterrent, but that is wrong. the most deterrence will be when president putin sees we're solidified. >> now the putin military observers have been detained since friday. the leader of the prosopous moscow group said he would consider a trade from kiev. >>> that's the situation, let's go live to donestk. several lines of development concerning the team on its way to try to negotiate the release of these monitor who is are being held in slovensk, we. >> reporter: yes, they are still on their way. they do all it can to have these men released. at
malaysia in half a century. >>> south africans mark 23 year since the apartheid. and doubling canonization. >> the south korea's prime minister has resigned over the handling of the ferry disaster. 389 people have been confirmed dead, but 100 people still has been unaccounted for. reports from seoul. >> reporter: eleven days past the disaster, the prime minister decided to take the fall. >> the right thing for me to do is to do the right thing and resign. i apologize for many problems from the prevention of the accident to the early handling of the disaster. >> reporter: on the day after the ferry went down, president put him in charge of the rescue effort, and literally at one point when parents of missing children threw a water bottle and scuffled with him, and once again preventing his car from leaving the island. but there is a wider sense of anger and shame in this country citizen more emerges about the safety violations that led to the needless loss of so many children's lives, has regulation and corrupt practices in south korea as a whole. they preempted any trial by calling the act
scrubbed those operations today. >>> president obama is making an historic visit to malaysia, the first u.s. president to visit the muslim majority country in 50 years. the king of malaysia thanks the president for america's help to help to locate the commercial plane that disappeared seven weeks en route from kuala lumpur to beijing. >>> a 73-year-old woman was killed after a driver ran his suv into a busy ice cream shop. he was apparently try doing back his vehicle out of a parking spot and supposedly lurched forward into a line of people waiting to get into the ice cream parlor around 6:00 last night. the wolwas pinned under the suv. workers rescued from inside the packed restaurant to help the injured. police say so far the driver a man in his 80s or early 80s has not been cited. >>> nevada rancher cliven bundy is asking for forgiveness for racially offensive comments made earlier this week. >> i hope that i didn't offend anybody, if i did, i ask for their forgiveness, but i'm not with drawing what i said. the things that i said i meant. >> earlier this week bundy asked if "african-
concerns as the u.s. president visits malaysia on his tour. >>> diplomatic efforts continue to seek the release of european observers held hostage in ukraine. >>> and from pope to saint - thousands of pilgrims gather at vatican square for an unprecedented double canonization. . >>> we begin in south korea where chung hong-won, the prime minister, resigned over the handling of the ferry disaster. 187 are confirmed dead after the ferry capsized and sank a week ago. more than 100 people are missing. harry fawcett reports from se l seoul. >> reporter: 11 days, anger and recrim nations. the prime minister decided to resign. >> translation: the right thing for me to do is take responsibility and resign as the person in charge. cabinet. on behalf of the government i apologise for the problems, from the prevention of the accident to the early handling of the disaster. >> a day after it went down, south korea's president put chung hong-won in charge of the rescue effort. it put him in the firing line. at one point when parents of missing children threw a water bottle and scuffled with him,
of global markets >> patricia sabga, al jazeera, new york >> president obama is in malaysia tonight. it's the first visit by a u.s. prepondera president in almost five decades. he will meet with the prime minister to discuss the search for that missing jet. he attended an elaborate dinner at the national palace. mike viqueira joins us from kuala lumpur with more on the visit. what's on the president's agenda for the rest of this trip? >> well, jonathan, you are absolutely right. this is a state visit. there is a lot of pomp and circumstance and ceremony that goes along with it. the president is up bright and early this sunday morning in kuala lumpur. he has visited the national mosque at this moment. he is in a bilateral meeting with prime minister najib of malaysia. later, he hosts a town hall with youths from around kuala lumpur, a conference with the prime minister, jonathan >> mike, he was also scheduled earlier. why did that not happen? >> reporter: it's interesting. he is sending his national security secretary susan rice to do it. ibrahimovic has been arrested twice on what many
.s.ment has been to malaysia. >> for a while, we may be different as nations. ourpeople have similar hopes and aspiration. >> reporter: while malaysia's king drektsly a-direct d -- directly addressed the e search for the missing flight. >> your involvement since the beginning of the search and rescue mission and the on going recovery operation indeed em exemplifies the strong commitment established between our two countries. >> reporter: the plane disappeared more than 7 weeks ago and searchers have yet to find any evidence that it crashed into the indian ocean. if the don't find any plane debris, the search is expected to shift north. meantime,president obama remains in malaysia through sunday. [inaudible]: a report on the plane's disa available to the public next week. >>> the centers for disease control and prevention released startling data this week revealing a dramatic rise in measles outbreaks in the u.s.. more people have been infected this year than in the last 18. california is reporting the highest numbers. >> this is a highly infect ious disease. >> reporter: you're infecti
this saturday as tension mount there. president obama is in malaysia but he's preparing for tougher sanctions against putin coming as early as monday. abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl asking the president will those sanctions really change anything president putin is up to. >> reporter: good evening, david. with the prime minister of ukraine accusing russia of trying to start world war 3, president obama has tried to turn up the heat and brokered a deal with the european leaders to slap another round of sanctions on russia. it was a lavish welcome for president obama in malaysia but president obama is now ratcheting up the pressure on president putin. another round of sanctions coming as soon as monday will hit cronies near putin's inner circle. the russian economy is already paying a price. s & p cut russia's credit rating above junk bond status and investors have pulled 70 billion dollars out of the country since the beginning of the year. >> president putin is not a stupid man, and i think he recently acknowledged that this has already had an impact. >> you acknowledge s
at the cannonization and the differences on the two men on the path to saint hood. >> president obama is in malaysia tonight, the first visit by a u.s. president in five decades and meeting with the prime minister and discussing the search for the missing jet. we are joined live with more on the visit there, mike? >> well, there's a lot of ceremony attached to this. the president is vetted along and meeting the royalty of malaysia and there is a lot of sub tans on the agenda as well. this is a make up that the president is doing. he had to cancel a visit and the malaysians now everybody looking very much forward to what the president brings from the united states. and just as his mere presence here. there are some substantiative issues on the table. one not fear seen, that is of course the missing plane and the on going tragedy and the drama around that. we are not expecting the president to take a role on that. the other issues are trade, mutual definance treaties, arm sales to and from the united states, from the united states to may la sha, i should say. today on the agenda, the president is visi
overseas for more news. president obama is in malaysia and third country he is visiting on his swing through asia. his trip has been mostly ceremonial with the exception of the king and state dinner. sunday it is all work. cnn's jim acosta is traveling with the president. jim, what pressing issues do the united states and malaysia have to work on? >> reporter: well, they are going to be talking about this big pacific trade deal the president would like to see reached. he is not coming home with one so they will continue to try to make progress on it and come together with a deal that all parties of that pacific partnership would like to see. not only here in malaysia but also in japan. and back in the united states, which is going to be a tough sell to the president's own party. but, don, you mentioned the ceremonial aspect of this trip and i think that is really the case here in malaysia. he is going to be visiting a national mosque later today and holding a bilateral meeting with the prime minister here before sitting down for a news conference with reporters. but there is an overa
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